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H_BUS_2021A 04/21/2021 10:33:48 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS AFFAIRS & LABOR
Date 04/21/2021
Attendance
Amabile X
Bird X
Carver X
Duran X
Lynch X
Mullica X
Neville X
Ricks X
Sandridge X
Snyder X
Van Winkle X
Sullivan X
Roberts X
Time 10:33:48 AM to 11:40:52 AM
Place HCR 0112
This Meeting was called to order by Roberts
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
HB21-1264 Amended, referred to House Appropriations

HB21-1264 - Amended, referred to House Appropriations


10:34:30 AM  
Representatives Sullivan and Young introduced House Bill 21-1264, Funds Workforce Development Increase Worker Skills. The bill sponsors provided the committee with Amendment L.001 (Attachment A).
10:41:52 AM  
Joe Barela, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, testified in support of the bill.
10:45:28 AM  
Lee Wheeler-Berliner, representing the Colorado Workforce Development Council, testified in support of the bill.
10:47:08 AM  
Tim Fry, representing the Colorado Workforce Development Council, testified in support of the bill.
10:49:50 AM  
Mr. Wheeler-Berliner and Director Barela responded to questions from the committee.
11:19:03 AM  
Traci Marques, representing the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, testified in support of the bill.
11:22:40 AM  
Megan Wager, representing the Denver Chamber, testified in support of the bill.
11:23:29 AM  
Ms. Marques responded to questions from the committee.
11:23:30 AM  
Additional written testimony that was submitted to the committee for consideration is provided as Attachment B.


11:28:30 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Snyder
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:28:32 AM  
The committee and
bill sponsors discussed Amendment L.002 (Attachment C) and other potential
amendments.


11:31:22 AM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002
Moved Carver
Seconded Duran
Amabile
Bird
Carver
Duran
Lynch
Mullica
Neville
Ricks
Sandridge
Snyder
Van Winkle
Sullivan
Roberts
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
11:31:25 AM  
The bill sponsors and committee members made closing remarks on the bill.


11:40:41 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1264, as amended, to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Sullivan
Seconded Duran
Amabile Yes
Bird Yes
Carver Yes
Duran Yes
Lynch Yes
Mullica Yes
Neville No
Ricks Yes
Sandridge No
Snyder Yes
Van Winkle No
Sullivan Yes
Roberts Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 3   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


11:40:52 AM   The committee adjourned.






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